Posts Tagged ‘travel writing’

How to Pitch: Travelfish.org

How to Pitch: Travelfish.org
By Emma Rosenberg Special to The Lost Girls Samantha Brown, managing editor of Travelfish.org, caught up with The Lost Girls to give no-nonsense advice on how to pitch for the site. Travelfish.org is an all-encompassing travel guide for backpacking Southeast Asia written by travelers who’ve really...
May 2nd, 2012 | Asia, Travel Writing, Websites and Blogs | Read More

How to Pitch: Offbeat Travel

How to Pitch: Offbeat Travel
Kristen Kuchar Special to the Lost Girls Offbeat Travel features story on unique and different travel adventures. Editor Neala Schwartzberg took time to talk to us about what it takes to write for them and what makes the perfect pitch. How is Offbeat Travel different than other travel blogs and sites? I...
April 4th, 2012 | Travel Writing | Read More

How to Pitch: TravelingMom

How to Pitch: TravelingMom
By Kristen Kuchar TravelingMom is happily providing travel content for moms who travel – whether it’s with the kids, for business, with friends, or solo. Although the site is geared towards moms, any travel lover can appreciate the wide variety of honest, personal travel stories and helpful travel...
February 29th, 2012 | Travel Writing | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: A. Christine Maxfield

Lost Girl of the Week: A. Christine Maxfield
This week’s Lost Girl, Christine Maxfield, had a hard wake-up call—working at a travel magazine didn’t necessarily mean that she was able to travel! So she quit her journalism job in New York, stuffed her goods in storage, and bought a one-way ticket to Africa on a quest to experience the same...
February 1st, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

#FollowFriday: The Best of Travel in Social Media (Part 3)

#FollowFriday: The Best of Travel in Social Media (Part 3)
Three’s a crowd, third time’s the charm, it comes in threes, etc. etc. If you missed Part 1 and Part 2 of this new Lost Girls section- STOP!- go check ‘em out right now and then come on back here. Matador Network: I don’t even know how to begin talking about Matador Network. Matador is an “independent...
December 9th, 2011 | Websites and Blogs | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Roman Police Go Undercover as Gladiators

The LG Travel News Roundup: Roman Police Go Undercover as Gladiators
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Roman Police Go Undercover to Nab Con Artists Roman policemen recently went undercover and dressed as gladiators to patrol the streets of...
August 19th, 2011 | Extras | Read More

Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost

Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost
By Briana Palma LG Contributor If you ever need inspiration to hit the road without feeling guilty for leaving behind responsibilities – especially if you’re a confused college student or graduate itching to see the world – pick up The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost. In this memoir, author...
June 29th, 2011 | Solo Travel, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Pitching 101: How to Write for the Travel Belles

Pitching 101: How to Write for the Travel Belles
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Want to get paid to travel? Find out about two dozen more websites that pay for freelance travel writing! The Travel Belles describes itself as the travel magazine “for women who know getting out of town is a beautiful thing.” Indeed, that’s the...
April 22nd, 2011 | Travel Writing | Read More

Get Your Masters in Travel Writing: The Good, Bad and Wonderful about the Degree

By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor “A Master’s in what?” I’d need about a hundred hands to count the number of times I’ve been asked to clarify what I’m studying, and just as many to count how often I’ve had to repeat myself: “A Master’s in travel writing.” Indeed, I too had to look...
March 15th, 2011 | Travel Writing | Read More

The New York Times Travel Show 2011: Saturday Road Map

The New York Times Travel Show 2011: Saturday Road Map
by Courtney Scott Special to Lost Girls World The travel industry’s jet setters, junkies and international elite are descending upon New York’s Javits Center this weekend for the 2011 New York Times Travel Show. Whether you’re a professional travelista or just looking for a dose of...
February 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More